In this video, we're going to look at what you need to do before the buyers arrive, so they simply fall in love with your home.

When you follow these simple steps, the buyers will reward you with their best offer. Hi, my name is Rosalin Smith-Carr, I'm a realtor here in Central Toronto, welcome to my channel.

Today, I wanted to tell you about how you can stage your house, make it look great.

Here's a few secrets for staging your home yourself, in case you're on a budget and don't want to spend money...

Read full post

Summer is here, and school is out. Its holiday and barbecue time in Riverdale-Playter States.

Hi, I'm Rosalin Smith-Carr here at Johnson and Daniel in Toronto. We've had nineteen sales in the last 30 days.

The days on the market to sell, that's the DOM is taking an average of only seven days.

The sale prices for all homes were virtually all about the asking price with a few selling from 200 to 500 thousand above the asking.

Right now there are 15 homes for sale in Riverdale-Playter States and the prices...

Read full post

I'm happy to report that since our last video home sales have picked up in Lawrence Park.

Hi, I'm Rosalin Smith-Carr here at Johnston and Daniel in Toronto.

Spring has sprung, and things are looking rosier than there were a couple of months ago.

So let's take a quick look. Right now, there are 11 homes for sale in Lawrence Park.
They range in price from just over 2 million to just under 9 million.

These eleven homes have been for sale from 1 to 71 days reflecting quite a different market to what we saw...

Read full post

Making sense of Toronto home prices in the ever-shifting real estate market in the spring of 2018.

Hi, I'm Rosalin Smith-Carr here at Johnson & Daniel in Toronto. Browsing the information about the current state of the Toronto real estate market is quite likely to give you a headache.

I find that too much information causes confusion, while too little tends to leave one frustrated. Here are some snippets of the current comments in the media.

This is what Fort Collins a real estate consultant had...

Read full post

Hi, a Leaside update - I'm Rosalin Smith Carr here at Johnston & Daniel in Toronto.

Today I wanted to give you a quick update and overview of the number of homes sold and those currently available for sale in Leaside for the period March 1 to the second week in April.

Let's take a quick look at homes now for sale in Leaside.

There are four semi-detached listings and they range in price from 1.1 million to 1.4 million. Right now, there are also 15 detached homes available for sale and they range...

Read full post

Toronto home sales drop in January as new mortgage rules hit. Did you know that the new mortgage rules could wipe out up to 12 percent of Toronto homebuyers this year?

Hi, I'm Rosalin Smith-Carr here at Johnston Daniel Real estate in Toronto.

Today I want to share with you the serious impact that the new mortgage rules, new stress rules will have on home sellers as well as on home buyers in Toronto.

Effective January 2018 the new stress test rules require that homebuyers prove they could still afford...

Read full post

Hi, I'm Rosalin Smith-Carr here with Johnson and Daniel Real Estate. As you know, a lot of stats have been thrown around about the housing market in Toronto last year.
The media scrambled to try to make sense of the roller-coaster ride we all experienced in the GTA in real estate. In the first quarter of the year we saw record prices, record sales multiple bids, and that was followed by a dramatic cooling over the summer months because of the implementation, or after certainly the implementation...

Read full post